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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Silver

Sturgis Water Works

Silver occurs naturally in surface and groundwater and can be added to water as a biocide that inhibits growth of bacteria and algae. Increasingly, the use of antimicrobial nano-sized silver particles in consumer products contributes to silver in water sources used for drinking water.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND
2018ND10ND
2019ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-11-054110676-01ND
2015-07-155080171-01ND
2016-08-176080398-01ND
2017-08-167080306-01ND
2018-08-018080456-01ND
2019-08-079080696-01ND